Hercules

Hercules is the Roman name for the Greek divine hero Heracles, who was the son of Zeus (Roman equivalent Jupiter) and the mortal Alcmene. In classical mythology, Hercules is famous for his strength and for his numerous far-ranging adventures. The Romans adapted the Greek hero`s iconography and myths for their literature and art under the name Her....
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• (n.) A hero, fabled to have been the son of Jupiter and Alcmena, and celebrated for great strength, esp. for the accomplishment of his twelve great tasks or `labors.` • (n.) A constellation in the northern hemisphere, near Lyra.
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(from the article `Stiernhielm, Georg`) ...in Swedish appeared during the 1640s. They included verses in celebration of the queen and three court masques adapted from the French. His most ...
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1. A hero, fabled to have been the son of Jupiter and Alcmena, and celebrated for great strength, especially. For the accomplishment of his twelve great tasks or 'labors.' ... 2. <astronomy> A constellation in the northern hemisphere, near Lyra. ... <zoology> Hercules' beetle, any species of Dynastes, an American genus of very large lam...
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Hercules

(abbr. Her, gen. Herculis) A mythical hero famed for his 12 labors; a very large but unspectacular northern constellation. It contains the Keystone asterism, named after its shape, which is made by four of the main stars in Hercules – Epsilon, Zeta (Ruticulus), Eta, and Pi...
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(astronomy) Fifth-largest constellation, lying in the northern hemisphere. Despite its size it contains no prominent stars. Its most important feature is the best example in the northern hemisphere of a globular cluster of stars 22,500 light years from the Sun, which lies between Eta and Z...
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(mythology) In Roman mythology, Roman form of the deified Greek hero Heracles. Possibly the first foreign cult accepted in Rome, he was popular with merchants due to his legendary travel and ability to ward off evil, and was seen as the personification of strength. His principal centre of wors...
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[1801] The Hercules was a 406 ton sailing ship built in 1801 at South Shields, England. Under the command of Luckyn Betts, she sailed from Ireland on 29 November 1801, with 140 male and 25 female convicts . She arrived at Port Jackson on 26 June 1802. Forty four male convicts died on the voyage. Hercules left Port Jackson on 12 August bound...
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[1822] The Hercules was a 483 ton sailing ship built in 1822 at Whitby, England. Under the command of Peter Reeves, she departed Cork, Ireland on the 5 January 1825, carrying 134 male convicts. She arrived in Sydney on 22 April 1825 and had one death en route. On her second convict voyage, she left Dublin on 3 July 1830 under the command of...
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[1907] Hercules is a 1907-built steam tugboat that is now preserved at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in San Francisco, California. ==History of Hercules== Hercules was built in 1907 by John H. Dialogue and Sons, of Camden, New Jersey. She was built for the Shipowners` and Merchants` Tugboat Company of San Francisco, as...
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[1984 video game] Hercules is a platforming video game first published for the Commodore 64 by Interdisc in 1984. It was later reissued by Alpha Omega/The Power House (part of CRL Group) and ported to a number of other home computers. ==Gameplay== The player takes the role of Hercules and must complete the Twelve Deathly Labours of Hercules...
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[constellation] ==Stars== Hercules has no first or second magnitude stars. However, it does have several stars above magnitude 4. Alpha Herculis, traditionally called Rasalgethi, is a binary star resolvable in small amateur telescopes, 400 light-years from Earth. The primary is an irregular variable star; it is a red giant with a minimum ma...
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[dwarf galaxy] Hercules, or Her, is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy situated in the Hercules constellation and discovered in 2006 in data obtained by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The galaxy is located at a distance of about 140 kpc from the Sun and moves away from the Sun with a velocity of about 45 km/s. It is classified as a dwarf spheroidal g...
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[emulator] Hercules is a computer emulator which allows software designed for IBM mainframe computers (System/370, System/390, and zSeries/System z) and for plug compatible mainframes (such as Amdahl machines) to run on other types of computer hardware, notably on low-cost personal computers. Although there are other mainframe emulators whi...
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[equivalents in Chinese astronomy] ...
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[Handel] ==Performance history== Hercules was first given at the King`s Theatre in London on 5 January 1745 in concert style. There were only two performances in the original run. The role of Lichas was originally a small one for tenor, but was rewritten at great length, with six airs, for Susanna Cibber, she, however, was too ill to sing o...
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[processors] Hercules is a line of ARM architecture-based microcontrollers from Texas Instruments built around one or more ARM Cortex cores. This `Hercules safety microcontroller platform` includes series microcontrollers specifically targeted for Functional Safety applications, through such hardware-base fault correction/detection features...
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[roller coaster] Hercules was a wooden roller coaster at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Pennsylvania manufactured by Dinn Corporation. At the time of construction, it was the tallest wooden roller coaster in the world, but due to its poor design the ride only had a short life, operating from 1989 to 2003. During that time, th...
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[ship] Hercules was the name of a large number of ships, in honour of the Roman hero Hercules:, including: ...
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[Swedish ship] Several ships of the Swedish Navy have borne the name Hercules: ...
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[tree] The Hercules Tree in the Mountain Home Grove of California is a living giant sequoia tree that has a room carved into the center of it. It is also known as the `Room Tree`. ==History== A wealthy rancher from Lindsay, California named Jesse Hoskins (1849-1908) in 1884 purchased an eighty-acre tract of giant sequoia trees in the southe...
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[vehicles] Hercules was a Greek manufacturer of agricultural machinery based in Kerkyra (Corfu). It also produced light vehicles categorized as `farm equipment` according to Greek law, including light all-terrain vehicles. The latter used Namco parts and Mitsubishi, Kubota and Ruggerini engines. Small numbers of the particular type were pro...
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Her'cu·les noun 1. (Gr. Myth.) A hero, fabled to have been the son of Jupiter and Alcmena, and celebrated for great strength, esp. for the accomplishment of his twelve great tasks or 'labors.' 2. (Astron.) A constellation in the northern hemisphere, near Lyra. Hercule...
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